Barrier Island Naturalist Application

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Dear Barrier Island Staff Applicant
Thank you so much for considering applying to join our team as a seasonal naturalist! We really appreciate you taking the time to prayerfully consider whether or not this is God's call for you. We want you to know that we will also prayerfully consider each and every application too.

Below is the updated Naturalist Job Description for your reference during the application.
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St. Christopher Camp and Conference Center is seeking committed Christian Naturalists for the 2017-2018 school year with the Barrier Island Environmental Education Program.  St. Christopher is run by the Diocese of South Carolina and is located 25 miles south of Charleston on Seabrook Island. The campus includes nearly one mile of beach, 100 acres of salt marsh, 200 acres of undisturbed maritime forest, two freshwater ponds, and a freshwater swamp. The year will provide an opportunity to not only gain valuable environmental education experience, but also learn how to be a minister through all walks of life.

Position Duration:
August 13, 2017 - May 12, 2018 (with poss. of extension). 

Responsibilities:
Instruction in day and evening programs on beach, forest, pond and wetland ecology, astronomy, birding, herpetology, tracking, and leading team-building challenge courses. Naturalists will also aid Housekeeping staff for one morning each week to help maintain the center. Assist in either herpetarium, aquarium or trail maintenance work teams, and other programs as assigned.
There may be opportunities for weekend work with other programs and guests for additional pay ($20/hr).
Weekly attendance to the staff bible study, prayer and worship meetings is required.


Requirements:
BA/BS in education or biology/environmental science related fields is ideal. Teaching interest and ability with elementary and middle school aged students and a strong committed love for Jesus is of utmost importance.

Pay & Benefits:
$285 / week
Beach Housing (individual room) and food provided
Free WiFi throughout house
Free Cable in common areas

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Good luck and God bless you in your application process. Please let me know if you have further questions by calling me at (843) 768-1337, or e-mailing me at dgardner@stchristopher.org.

Yours in Christ,

David Gardner
Director of Environmental Education

St. Christopher Camp & Conference Center
2810 Seabrook Island Road
Johns Island, SC 29455